Press Releases

Press Releases
Mon, 01/08/2007 - 12:19

(January 8, 2007)---Screen Actors Guild extends its full support to ACTRA and stands in solidarity with ACTRA’s membership during their strike. The Guild will vigorously resist any efforts by struck employers to relocate productions to the USA and will, to the fullest extent permitted by law, prohibit the acceptance of struck work by Guild members.

Thu, 01/04/2007 - 07:38

Los Angeles (January 4, 2007)----Nominations for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2006 in five film and eight primetime television categories were announced today at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater.

Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg introduced Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy ) and Elijah Wood (Bobby, Happy Feet), who announced the nominees for this year’s Actors®.

To see a complete list of nominees visit www.sagawards.org.

Mon, 12/11/2006 - 12:33
Friday, December 22, 2006 - Guild will close at 12:30 p.m. Monday, December 25, 2006 - Guild closed Friday, December 29, 2006 - Guild will close at 12:30 p.m. (Membership/Cashier closed all day) Monday, January 1, 2007 - Guild closed
Sun, 12/10/2006 - 12:41

The Winter 2006 issue of Screen Actor magazine is coming soon to a mailbox near you.

Following is a sampling of what you'll find in this issue:

· A New Letter from Guild President Alan Rosenberg
· National News: The Facts on the Dues and Initiation Fee Increase Referendum; Guild Hires New National Executive Director Doug Allen, and more.
· Julie Andrews: 2006 Life Achievement Award Honoree
· SAGindie Celebrates 10 Years
· Is Your Car a Star?


If you do not receive Screen Actor , make sure to pick up a copy at your Guild branch office.

Thu, 12/07/2006 - 12:32

The producer of the basic cable television series Forensic Files, which airs on Court TV, is not yet signed to an agreement with Screen Actors Guild covering the terms and conditions for performers and background actors employed on the series.

Guild members are reminded of their obligation not to accept employment on any non-signatory project, as well as their obligation to confirm with the Guild that a project is signatory. Employment on any non-signatory project within the Guild's jurisdiction may subject a member to a Rule One violation.

Thu, 12/07/2006 - 07:38

Los Angeles (December 7, 2006)--On December 12, 2006 at 10 a.m., at the offices of Screen Actors Guild ("SAG"), 5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 1st Floor (Bella Bruck Boardroom), Los Angeles, California, the Guild will sell, at public auction, for cash or otherwise acceptable terms, all right, title and interest of the debtor(s) in and to several motion pictures.

See official notice below.

(California Commercial Code Section 9613)

Thu, 11/30/2006 - 15:19

Los Angeles (November 30, 2006)---The Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, and Writers Guilds of America, East and West joined in a legal brief filed today, arguing new standards adopted by the Federal Communications Commission to censor “indecency” in TV, film, and radio are overly vague and unconstitutional.

Wed, 11/15/2006 - 12:38

Stairway to Hell is a Non-Equity Production

New York (November 15, 2006) --- Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, American Guild of Musical Artists and American Guild of Variety Artists members are advised that Actors' Equity Association does NOT have a contract for Stairway to Hell, a "live project" workshop produced by David Delzio, Casting Directors Matt Cowart and Isaac Klein now casting in New York City.

Tue, 11/14/2006 - 11:28

Los Angeles (November 14, 2006) --- The AFL-CIO elected Screen Actors Guild (SAG) President Alan Rosenberg to its Executive Council today in Washington D.C. Rosenberg, whose term will run until the summer of 2007, fills a seat vacated by former Guild President Melissa Gilbert, who had served on the federation's council for five years before stepping down-and recommending Rosenberg for the position. Rosenberg will concentrate on issues that affect the Guild and the Associated Actors and Artistes of America (4A's).

Fri, 11/03/2006 - 15:22

Actor® Nominations Will Be Announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood

13th Annual SAG Awards to Air on TNT and TBS Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007

Los Angeles (November 3, 2006) – The deadline for consideration for nomination for this year’s coveted Actor® statuettes is fast approaching. Submission forms for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® must be filed by Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.

Wed, 10/25/2006 - 13:45

Los Angeles (October 25, 2006) -- Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Producers Guild of America (PGA), and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) submitted joint comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding independent television production on October 23. This filing is part of SAG's ongoing effort to increase the hours of independent programming on broadcast television.

Wed, 10/25/2006 - 08:38

Los Angeles (October 25, 2006) -- Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Producers Guild of America (PGA), and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) submitted joint comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding independent television production on October 23. This filing is part of SAG's ongoing effort to increase the hours of independent programming on broadcast television.

Sun, 10/15/2006 - 13:53

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Did you know the SAG Foundation offers many exciting programs, events and services for SAG members? Always free of charge, these programs are not funded by your dues but from grants, individuals and sponsorships.

There's just one catch...

Because the SAG Foundation is a completely separate organization, you MUST sign-up with the SAG Foundation in order to receive event notices.*

Tue, 10/10/2006 - 08:19

Los Angeles and New York (October 10, 2006)–The New York Board of Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today re-elected Paul Christie as the union’s 2nd national vice president. Christie, whose new term will run for one year, has served in the position since 2004 and remains a national board member until 2009. His term as New York Division president runs through next September.

Wed, 10/04/2006 - 13:48

Meeting held in Hollywood - and via simultaneous video conference in New York and Miami

All SAG members who work the Television Contract are invited to an important caucus October 24 to join a national discussion on the Internet distribution of TV series.

Please attend, especially if you have worked on shows produced in the 1950s (such as Maverick) , 60s (such as Bewitched), 70s (such as The Brady Bunch), 80s (such as Hill Street Blues), 90s (such as Lois and Clark) and even current series (such as CSI).

Tue, 10/03/2006 - 08:19

Los Angeles (October 3, 2006)---Screen Actors Guild, as well as several other entertainment industry guilds and organizations, including the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Writers Guild of America, west (WGAw), the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA), the Producers Guild of America (PGA), the Caucus of Television Producers, Writers & Directors, and the Recording Artists' Coalition (RAC) testified today at a public hearing before the FCC. the hearing was held at the University of Southern California (USC)'s Davidson Conference Center in Los Angeles.

Tue, 09/26/2006 - 11:23

Los Angeles (September 26, 2006)–In national voting completed today, members of Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) overwhelmingly approved a two-year extension to the Commercials Contracts with the advertising industry covering advertisements on TV, radio, the Internet, and New Media.

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